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Rotator position in Marine Geology and Geophysics


June 30, 2021

Dear Colleagues:
 
The Marine Geology and Geophysics Program within the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) in the Directorate of Geosciences (GEO) announces a nationwide search for a Program Director (Rotator) with experience and expertise in the general fields of paleoceanography, sedimentary and/or nearshore processes, or marine geochemistry. 
 
The MG&G Program supports research on all aspects of the geology and geophysics of ocean basins and margins and those of the Great Lakes. The person selected for this position will work with the other Program Directors who oversee the MG&G Program to balance the award portfolio across the broad range of disciplines supported by the Program. The Program Director's core duties and responsibilities will be administering the merit review process, proposal recommendations, and coordinating and working with other programs in NSF and other Federal agencies and organizations. 
 
More information about the position and instructions for applications can be found at the following link: 
 
 
The deadline for applications is 02 August 2021. 
 
Questions about the position may be sent to any of the Program Directors in MG&G:  
 
Deborah Smith, dksmith@nsf.gov
Daniel McCorkle, dmccorkl@nsf.gov  
Steven Hovan, shovan@nsf.gov
Kevin Johnson, ktjohnso@nsf.gov
 
Sincerely,
 
Terry Quinn
Division Director, OCE

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